Ali Thiam, PMP, CSM, MBA (Jan, 2018)

FOUNDER, EtairUS International, LLC – IT Consulting, Atlanta, Georgia (Sept. 2016 – Present) IT software engineering, system developer, and project manager

Prior experiences include

  • Consulting Services: Information Technologies, Management Consulting, Health IT, Cloud, Big Data
  • Development of Flight Information Display System and the Parking System programming for the Montreal Dorval International Airport.
  • Development of CDC-partner enterprise level systems and online solutions.
  • Oversight of CDC big data analysis in the field of epidemiology.


Past Appointments include

  • Karna, LLC – IT Consulting, Director Health IT, Atlanta, Georgia (Sept. 2013 – Sept. 2016)
    • Put in place consulting engagement and business strategies to capture work at the CDC.
    • Helped grow the company from <10 employees to 200+ in 3 years with revenues growth of $15+ million.
    • Managed and led teams of 20 to 35 consultants for delivery of high-level IT, Communication, and Management consulting services for different clients inside the CDC.
    • Developed and maintained IT policies and procedures.
  • Emergin/CACI – Consulting firm – Client: CDC (Atlanta, Ga)
    • Program/Task Manager           Aug. 2010 – Sep. 2013
    • Project Manager/Team Lead   Jan. 2004 – Aug. 2010
      • Led team of 45 IT professionals for the development and support of CDC/NCEH programs; Contract amount: $20+ million.
      • Maintained effective relationships with business partners and stakeholders at all levels of the organization to effectively manage the program and ensured the program objectives are being met.
      • Defined and developed enterprise-wide IT project/program management practices, governance standards, processes and metrics.


Education includes

  • Executive Master of Business Administration (Feb. 2018), J. Mack Robinson College of Business (GSU), Atlanta, GA
  • B.S. Computer Science – Software Engineering (Dec. 1994), University of Sherbrooke, QC, Canada